Linux Mint 15 "Olivia" is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu Linux 13.04. Mint is intended to be easy to install and easy to use for desktop users who prefer a traditional desktop layout. It is available in for both 32 bit and 64 bit Intel architectures.Read more »
I was recently on a quest to find a CMS solution to redesign and maintain the LXLE website. I wanted light yet robust and feature packed. Kinda of a tall order but was managed very well once I discovered GetSimple CMS. It's quick and powerful. It has features that every website needs, but with nothing it doesn't.Read more »
In this HowTo I will describe how to prepare a Debian Wheezy server for OpenVZ. With OpenVZ you can create multiple Virtual Private Servers (VPS) on the same hardware, similar to Xen and the Linux Vserver project. OpenVZ is the open-source branch of Virtuozzo, a commercial virtualization solution used by many providers that offer virtual servers.Read more »
Git is great. It stores everything you hand over to it. Unfortunately it also stores stuff you, later on, realize you should better not have handed over, for example due to security concerns. Here are two short ways to remove stuff from git, to cleanup the history.Read more »
Nginx (pronounced "engine x") is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server. Nginx is known for its stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption. This tutorial shows how you can install Nginx on a Debian Wheezy server with PHP5 support (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL support (LEMP = Linux + nginx (pronounced "engine x") + MySQL + PHP).Read more »
LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on a Debian Wheezy server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.Read more »
Many people have been wondering what the official release date for Linux Mint 15 will be. The Mint team is known for not providing a firm release calendar. It's been about a week and a half since the Release Candidate for Linux Mint 15 "Olivia" was released and I've noticed that a few people have posted on Google+ that Linux Mint 15 has been released.Read more »
Xubuntu is a derivative of Ubuntu Linux that uses the Xfce desktop environment for the user interface. It is one of the official derivatives of Ubuntu Linux. The intent is for Xubuntu to be easy to use while being attractive and light on system resources. For this review I tested the 32 bit Live environment as well as the 32 bit version installed to the hard drive of my MSI Wind netbook.Read more »
It's been almost a year since Mageia 2 was released. The Mageia team is now proud to announce that Mageia 3 has been released. We still can’t believe how much fun it is to make Mageia together, and we’ve been doing it for two and a half years.
What’s new in Mageia 3?
You can take a look at the complete list of packages upgraded from Mageia 2, by checking the Mageia Apps Database:Read more »
The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 15 “Olivia” RC. Linux Mint 15 is the most ambitious release since the start of the project. MATE 1.6 is greatly improved and Cinnamon 1.8 offers a ton of new features, including a screensaver and a unified control center.Read more »
TYPO3's default search extension called "Indexed Search" is fine for small web sites, but if your web site is bigger (> 500 pages), it is getting very slow. Fortunately, you can replace it with a search extension that uses the ultra-fast Apache Solr search server. This tutorial explains how to use Apache Solr with TYPO3 on Debian Squeeze.Read more »
This tutorial shows how to prepare a Debian Wheezy server (with nginx, BIND, Dovecot) for the installation of ISPConfig 3, and how to install ISPConfig 3.Read more »
With over four million downloads, WPtouch is perhaps the most popular WordPress plugin to make your website mobile ready. WPtouch doesn't process shortcodes from your main Wordpress theme, so the shortcodes end up getting displayed on the mobile version of your site. I'll show you how to modify WPtouch so that your main theme's shortcodes work on the mobile version of your site.Read more »
This tutorial shows how to prepare a Debian Wheezy server (with Apache2, BIND, Dovecot) for the installation of ISPConfig 3, and how to install ISPConfig 3.Read more »